Tabloids as the future

Tabloid newspapers (size not content) are looking like the new thing for print newspapers. Since converting to a tabloid, Times of London, the paper’s environment has changed dramatically. The editor of the Times says the changes were driven by the realization of what the internet is doing to people’s reading habits and tabloids were a better format for that. Tip: The Pomo Blog.

Romenesko points to a Chicago Tribune article where design guru Mario Garcia reiterating his prediction from 1996 that a large number of daily newspapers will be tabloid format by 2020.

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